Cyber Crime and Security

POL30018 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

Census:
8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


Prerequisites

150 Credit points
 
Anti Requisite
POL30015 Cybersecurity 

Aims and objectives

This unit provides students with an in-depth, critical understanding of cyber-crime and security. Students will learn about the history and development of contemporary crime and security problems facilitated by digital technology, including hacking, malware, darknet offences and cyber terrorism. Students will also critically evaluate and develop online policing and security strategies intended to counter cyber-crime and security problems.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Identify and analyse key features and approaches of cyber crime and security
2. Critically evaluate criminology theory in relation to cyber crime and security problems
3. Develop informed policy and policing responses to contemporary cyber crime and security problems

Courses with unit

BA-ARTS3 Bachelor of Arts
BA-ARTPROF Bachelor of Arts (Professional)
BB-ARTBUS1 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business
BB-ARTSC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
BB-LAWART Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts
BA-SSS Bachelor of Social Sciences